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L.A. Times: Tech Industry's Persistent Claim of Worker Shortage May Be Phony
Business  (tags: STEM, downsizing, H-1B visas, tech industry, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Google, Facebook, outsourcing, unemployment )

- 268 days ago -
Many studies suggest that the STEM shortage is a myth. Nevertheless, high-tech employers lobby hard for more latitude in employing workers on H-1B visas even as the supply of homegrown graduates is substantially larger than the demand for them in industry
Outsourcing the Kill Chain: Eleven Drone Contractors Revealed
Business  (tags: U.S. military drones, intelligence, private contractors, outsourcing, Masters of War )

- 273 days ago -
Hundreds of private sector intelligence analysts are being paid to review surveillance footage from U.S. military drones in Central Asia and the Middle East, according to a new report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Do Not Outsource Our Rail Infrastructure! - Petition
Business  (tags: amtrak, Florida, Senate, Drive Act, outsourcing, Keep It Made In America )

- 286 days ago -
The Senate DRIVE Act would encourage outsourcing by allowing Amtrak to avoid Buy America preferences on projects of up to $5 million. Maximizing domestic content in infrastructure projects means more jobs. This provision would do the exact opposite.
Say Goodbye to 'Made in China' - Bloomberg View
Business  (tags: China, steel, South Africa, pollution, outsourcing )

- 491 days ago -
Welcome to the era of Chinese outsourcing. To improve its own environment, some Chinese businesses are looking to move their operations to other countries.
Guatemala Factory Supplying Walmart and Other US Retailers Stole $6 Million From Workers
Business  (tags: outsourcing, retailers, workers rights, theft )

- 832 days ago -
A factory company that made clothes for at least sixty American labels, including Macy's, JCPenney, Kohl's and Walmart, allegedly owes Guatemalan workers more than $6 million in back wages and benefits, according to an investigation by the Institute...
So Where Will Jeeps Be Built? China? U.S.? Italy?
Business  (tags: Outsourcing, Obama Administration, Jeep, Manufactured in Italy, Export to United States, Barack Obama, Disengenuous Statements )

- 1283 days ago -
There is yet another wrinkle to the Jeep story because, according to Autoblog, Fiat plans to begin building Jeeps in Italy on the same assembly line on which it builds Alfa Romeos. The Italian-built Jeeps will mostly be exported to the US for sale here.
THE BAIN OF THEIR EXISTENCE: Sensata Workers Go 'Bainport' to Protest Freeport Outsourcing
Business  (tags: ethics, politics, Bain Capital, Mitt Romney, labor activism, outsourcing, society, labor, usa, news, corporate, dishonesty, economy, abuse )

- 1287 days ago -
By December, Sensata will have eliminated 170 jobs in Freeport, moving production of electronic automotive sensors to China. Sensata is owned by Bain Capital, of which GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is former CEO.
New Mexico Gets Bain'd: Romney Took $2.5M in Tax Dollars and 1,000+ Jobs From New Mexicans in 2000s
Business  (tags: abuse, politics, Romney, Bain, outsourcing, society, money, lies, business )

- 1387 days ago -
Mitt Romney's Bain Capital duped New Mexico more than a decade ago when it set up a Silver City call center, promising more than 1,000 local jobs, only to have it close just two and half years later in a wave of outsourcing, laying off almost 800...
Don't Outsource Local News. ACTION US
Business  (tags: ethics, news, world, business, economy, local news, outsourcing )

- 1404 days ago -
Now even the local news is being sent overseas. Media giants including Sam Zell's Tribune Company have begun to send local reporting jobs overseas. The Tribune Company and other mainstream news outlets have outsourced local news -- to content farms in the
Verizon Workers, Management Dig in for Decisive Labor Battle
Business  (tags: Verizon Strike, CWA, Unions, Outsourcing, Record Profits, Wisconsin, Corporate Greed, Third World USA, ALEC Business Model, Bootstraps, Social Darwinism )

- 1721 days ago -
"There's tremendous anger in the country about all this corporate greed," CWA spokesman Bob Master said. "This could be the private sector's battle of Wisconsin." Key: "Elimination of all job security provisions and restrictions on outsourcing."
Outsourcing Greenhouse Gas Emissions to the Developing World
Business  (tags: world, protection, pollution, humans, outsourcing, CO2emissions, greenhousegases, ecosystems, business, ethics, environment, politics, news, sustainabledevelopment, technology )

- 1834 days ago -
Developed countries have been reducing their carbon emissions for some years now, but outsourcing ofj obs leads to pollution in new plants in the developing world.
OUTSOURCING: Where America's Jobs Went
Business  (tags: business, OUTSOURCING, outsourcing, corporate, jobs, economy, labor, politics, money, government, corruption, americans, usa, world )

- 1875 days ago -
In a globalized economy, American corporations are rapidly shifting their workforces abroad
Why Obama Won't Walk the Walk Against Outsourcing
Business  (tags: outsourcing, perspective, Presidential, international )

- 2011 days ago -
Presidential biographer William Chafe believes Barack Obama may talk tough in the United States about clamping down on outsourcing jobs to India, but the president's international upbringing and perspective make it extremely unlikely.
Corporate Profits Return, But There's Nearly Zero Hiring
Business  (tags: Corporate profits, unemployment, outsourcing, recession )

- 2106 days ago -
Many large corporations are doing very well, but they are not hiring workers.
US Senator Wants Disclosure on Outsourced Calls
Business  (tags: outsourcing, jobs, USA, economy, joblessness, cheap labour, business practices, translation issues, consumer choice, worker protections )

- 2166 days ago -
In a bid to reduce outsourcing of U.S. jobs, a Democratic senator said on Sunday he will push legislation to make companies inform customers when their calls were being transferred outside the United States and charge companies for those transferred calls

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